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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
the world. >> president obama, first lady michelle obama, the clintons, oprah will all join world leaders for mandela's state funeral next sunday. this sunday will be a national day of prayer and reflection in south africa. tuesday will be the official public memorial. here in the u.s. the president did order flags to fly at half staff until sunday in honor of the former south african president. >>> the most visual outpouring of grief and celebration of his life is taking place outside mandela's home in a suburb of johannesburg. alphonso van marsh is there. >> reporter: people streamed down the streets toward nelson mandela's johannesburg home singing songs of praise, prayer and freedom. they gathered to pay tribute to the former south african president who died at 95 surrounded by family not far from here. this man says he's not mourning. >> i get to celebrate his life. we cry among our joy and laugh and remember the good. >> reporter: some gave speeches. while others led group prayers remembering the man who ushered in democracy for all of south africa's people. >> deep in our heart a
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> we will have the latest on obama care. the most important moment from your world today in 90 seconds. >> d.c. mayor, vincent gray appears determined to talk more about his successes after winning office in the 2010 campaign that got him there. can you go any further than you have already gone other than saying you have gone? >> still don't know if the u.s. attorney will have more to say about the campaign. >> newly released footage shows the aftermath of the commuter train going three times as fast as it should have been. >> engineer, william rockefeller told first responders that he began today. investigators are checking rockefeller's cell phone records to see if he was on a call or texting. >> the one thing passengers can control is a seat. it matters which car you choose. a former manager at the ntsb. >> when i ride the trains, i try not to sit in the first car, not to sit in the last car. >> middle car gives you the best odds of being protected. >> they believe the fiery crash that killed paul walker and a friend on saturday involved a single speeding car. the l. a. county
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
in the world. >> just want to let you know we are standing by waiting for president obama to address the passing of nelson mandela. we were given a two minute notice. this is a shot outside of johannesburg outside the home of nelson mandela. he passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. we knew sadly that this day was going to come because he had been in poor health for some time, but it is still a shock to the soul, isn't it, when you think about who he was to so many both in south africa and beyond. he belonged to the world. >> the legacy he left behind, absolutely. russ, as we continue to look at some tweets, why don't you read what some people are saying and what they remember most about the legacy he will leave behind. >> this comes from mark keene who is a democratic state legislator from fairfax county. he writes that president jack kennedy died in 1963 at 46 years old. mandela was imprisoned in 1964 at age 46. interesting to think of these icons as being men who were at a similar age at such pivotal times where they impacted history and this legislator calling both of t
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
to the people of south africa, to the people of africa, to the people of the world as to how authorities is to be exercised. >> reporter: almost 60 heads of state including president barack obama and most of the living former u.s. presidents will attend mandela's memorial and funeral services this week. from a massive ceremony at a johannesburg stadium tuesday to lying in state in the capitol pretoria to burial next sunday in his ancestral village in the eastern cape province, it's expected to be one of the largest global gatherings in recent history. >>> you say 11,000 -- >> 11,000 troops have been deployed. >> reporter: defense minister nosiviwe mapisa-nqakula is overseeing security. she says soldier, the air force, national and city police all are being deployed to control and protect tens of thousands of mourners. >> this is a test for us. and we know that and believe that people will be watching how south africa perform. >> today a south african's pray, they also worry, the show of affection for mandela by world leaders and citizens might be more than this grieving country can bear.
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
the world wore red ribbons to show their support. but since it fell on a sunday, president obama spoke today of our progress in battling the disease. >> every year, this is a moment to reflect on how far we've come since the early days of the aids epidemic. and those of you who lived through it remember all too well the fear and the stigma and how hard people with hiv had to fight to be seen or heard or to be treated with basic compassion. >> according to aids.gov, there are 1 million people living with hiv in the u.s. and 1 in 5 of them have no idea they are infected. we're back after this. yÑ i tried depend last weekend. it really made the difference between a morning around the house and getting a little exercise. unlike the bargain brand ,nddepe gives you new fit-flex®, our best protection. it's a smooth and comfortable fit with more lycra strands. get your free sample at depend.com. >>> so, where is the last place you'd expect the restaurant to store its food? in tonight's restaurant alert, russ uncovers one restaurant's hiding place, a practice that got them shut down. >> and caug
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